Poverty/Conservation Events

Many organisations are exploring the links between conservation and poverty. This page highlights details of recent and forthcoming meetings and events.
If you would like to publicise an event, or post details of workshop proceedings and so on, please contact us.

  • 24th - 26th March 2015, Cambridge, UK

    The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge, Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary, is an international series of conservation conferences aimed at students. The...

  • 10th March 2015, London, UK

    Economic growth has undoubtedly improved human livelihoods yet has equally convincingly had negative effects on the environment. Scientists are considering introducing a new geologic epoch, the Anthropocene, to...

  • 10th February 2014, London, UK

    ZSL Talk - Global land-use change: causes and consequences for biodiversity

    Anthropogenic environmental changes, such as global land use and land cover change, driven by rapid human population growth and...

  • 6 - 7th of December 2014, Lima, Peru.

    The Global Landscapes Forum 2014,  'Landscapes for a New Climate and Development Agenda', will be held in Lima to coincide with the UN climate negotiations. The event will bring together thousands of...

  • 26th - 27th November 2014, New Delhi, India

    Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) will host their Annual Science Meeting in New Delhi, India on the 26th - 27th of November - the first time the event has been held outside of the UK....

  • 24th - 27th November 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    The World Biodiversity Congress, 'integrating bio-conservation with natural heritage', will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka over the 24th - 27th of November 2014. The conference aims to provide an...

  • 12th - 19th November 2014, Sydney, Australia

    IUCN and our partners will host the World Parks Congress in Sydney this year from the 12th - 19th November. The theme of the conference is 'Parks, People, Planet – Inspiring Solutions' and...

  • 6th & 7th November 2014, London, UK

    The Natural Capital Initiative are hosting their second ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’ natural capital summit oat the British Library. The summit will bring together 250...

  • 25th - 28th September 2014 (Bangalore, India)   15th - 17th October 2014 (New York, US)

    The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge, Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary, is an international series of...

  • 6th October 2014, Washington DC, US


    Safeguarding Land, Housing and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights - A civil society-hosted roundtable discussion with the World Bank on the draft Environmental and Social Framework


  • 6th - 17th October 2014, PyeongChang, Republic of Korea

    The 12th Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP 12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea from from the 6th to the 17th October 2014...

  • 5th - 11th October 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

    The 24th International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IURFO) World Congress will take place from the 5th - 11th October in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The Congress will meet under the...

  • 22nd -23rd September 2014, Kings College Cambridge, UK

    The BIOECON Partners have announced the Sixteenth Annual International BIOECON conference, this year with the theme of "Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability". The conference...

  • 20-21st September 2014, Cambridge, UK

    UNEP Workshop: Incorporating Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services into National Development Policy, Cambridge, UK, 20-21st September 2014

    An economic perspective on ecosystem management is essential...

  • 4-5 September 2014, Bujumbura, Burundi.

    GRASP held their Regional Meeting on the 4 - 5th of September 2014 with the intention of promoting cooperation and collaboration among the five national governments (Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania...


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